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PROGRAMA DE FORMACIÓN TECNÓLOGOS EN GESTION LÓGISTICA

1. Workshop translation and guidelines AA5


A. Read the sentences given below and translate the sentences into Spanish. Then writre the words
corresponding to that definition.

abastecimieno
a. The act of producing more of something than is needed, or to produce too much
o v e r p r o d u c t i o n
b. Movement of goods or services along the value stream from raw materials to the customer without
backflow, stoppages, or waste.
Movimiento de bienes o servicios a lo largo del flujo de valor desde las materias primas hasta el
cliente sin retroceso, paradas o desperdicio.

c. A party that supplies goods or services. A supplier may be distinguished from a contractor or
subcontractor, who commonly adds specialized input to deliverables. Also called vendor.
a s s e s s o r
d. Basic substance in its natural, modified, or semi-processed state, used as an input to a production
process for subsequent modification or transformation into a finished good.
r a w m a t e r i a l
e. An estimate of costs, revenues, and resources over a specified period, reflecting a reading of future
financial conditions and goals.
Una estimación de costos, ingresos y recursos durante un período específico, que refleja una lectura
de las condiciones y objetivos financieros futuros.

f. Department, facility, machine, or resource already working at its full capacity and which, therefore,
cannot handle any additional demand placed on it. Also called critical resource.

g. Study of capabilities and limitations of mental and physical work in different settings. Ergonomics
applies anatomical, physiological, and psychological knowledge (called human factors) to work and
work environments in order to reduce or eliminate factors that cause pain or discomfort.

h. A business or person that sells goods to the consumer, as opposed to a wholesaler or supplier, who
normally sell their goods to another business.

B. Translate the following terms into Spanish. Check the example:

English Term Spanish Translation


Supply chain Cadena de abastecimiento
supply chain Administración de la cadena de
management suministro
flow of goods Flujo de bienes
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storage of goods Almacenamiento de bienes


point of origin Punto de origen
point of consumption Punto de consumo
consumer consumidor
supplier proveedor
customer cliente
provider proveedor
network red
procurement
transformation
warehousing and
distribution
intermediate product
finished product
to meet customers’
requirements
re-engineering
freight and transport
costs
destination market
seasonal trends
import and export
regulations
customs duties and taxes
inventory management
delivery services
order fulfilment

2. Reading workshop International transport AA6


A. Match the phrases from Texts 1, 2 and 3 in Column A to the nearest meaning in Column B
Column A Column B
0. Articulated lorries a) Safe roads and
rail-tracks
1. Courierservices b) Collection of
aircrafts
2. Modern transport c) Simple, no extras
facilities
3. Unperishablegoods d) Hard labour
4. Tremendously hard 0-e e) Very big trucks
work
5. Fleet ofplanes f) Non-consumable items

6. No-frills g) Parcel delivery service


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B. Join the first half of the sentence in Column A to the correct ending in Column B

Column A Column B
1 Many remote communities need A to transport non-food goods.
mules
2 British railway networks developed B but are needed by industry and
governments for quick transport.
3 Many countries have an effective C because they can deliver a
network of railways more efficient service.
4 Railways are extremely expensive to D because more passengers and
construct businesses are using air
transport.
5 Some courier companies now have 1 E to transport food, raw
their materials and essentials.
own fleet of planes
6 Airports are getting busier F extremely quickly during the
mid- 19th century.
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3. Workshop understanding the distribution layout AA9


A. Read and write the number of the name of the area next to the corresponding
definition.

1. LOADING DOCK A. This area controls and ships large. This


department usually includes forklift truck
drivers to load containers and wagons, and
man-up or combi forklift trucks to unload full
pallets from warehouse racking.
2. BULK DEPARTMENT B. This department controls orders which are
leaving the country of the distribution
center. This department is almost identical
in function to a bulk department; however,
workers in this department build pallets
conforming to different standards and sizes.
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3. QUALITY ASSURANCE C. This area is in charge of replenishing and


DEPARTMENT storing goods in the store's backroom or
warehouse.
4. TRANSPORTATION AREA D. An area reserved for inventory that is ready
for final assembly or transport.
5. EXPORT DEAPARTMENT E. There are many types of this racking.
However, all types allow for the storage of
palletized materials in horizontal rows with
multiple levels.
6. STAGING LOCATION F. This is an area of the warehouse where
goods vehicles (usually road or rail) are
loaded and unloaded. This area usually
includes pallet wrapping workers, conveyor
belt unloaders, forklift drivers, and
administrative staff
7. STOCKING DEPARTMENT G. Arranges and coordinates shipments in and
out of the distribution center.
8. PALLET RACKING H. This department performs periodic checks
of random samples of stock to check quality,
including from the warehouse racking,
goods in, and returned stock.

B. Pros and Cons. Read the following statements about Distribution Center
Design and decide in your agree or disagree with the statement. Do some
research on the topic and provide pros and cons for each statement.

Check the example:

Your opinion:
I disagree. I think Distribution
The layout in your warehouse must Centers must have a specific design
be flexible that helps the regular non-changing
flow of goods.
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PROS:
-With flexible Distribution
Centers you can ensure your
facilities are ready for anything that
comes in the future.

CONS:
-Flexible Distribution Centers tends
to be more disorganized. It is hard to
keep control of the changes.

Save space: cram as many pallet Your opinion:


racks into your warehouse as
possible PROS:

CONS:

Having an aisle map will help you Your opinion:


validate that the correct item is in the
assigned location.
PROS:

CONS:

Provide for the level of automation Your opinion


that can be cost-justified based on
your particular operation and cost PROS
structure. CONS

4. Comparing my product AA11


A. If the company you work for wants to market a brand of computers (hp / samsung
/ apple / accer), what do you think would be the best model for your company to
make a profit? Why?

Write 2 paragraphs stating your opinion regarding which brand of computers you
consider is the best one and explain the reasons you have to consider so. Remember
to use the vocabulary for expressing opinions you can find in the supplementary
material.
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When writing the paragraphs, don´t forget to provide information related to:

 Product main features/characteristics


 Product benefits
 Product differences compared to other products of the same type

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